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a light-tight area used for processing and handling light-sensitive materials
darkroom
the comparison of tonal values in a negative to print. a contrasty negative or print has few middle tones
contrast
a support for photographic film usually composed of cellulose acetate
base
a chemical solution which neutralizes the developer
stopbath
illumination in a darkroom that will not normally expose photo sensitive material
safelight
a device consisting of a light source, a negative carrier, and a lense, and a means of adjusting these to project an image from a negative to a sheet of photographic paper
enlarger
a chemical solution used to make the latent(invisible) image become a visible image on exposed papaer or film
developer
photographic chemicals in concentrated form. intended to be diluted with water for use
stock
a light-tight container made of plastic or metal in which the film is placed for processing
tank
the quantity of light allowed to act on a light-sensitive material; a product of the intensity (controlled by the aperture size) and the duration (controlled by the shutter speed or enlarging time) of light striking the film or paper. also used to describe the actual act of taking the picture
exposure
a shallow container, usually rectangular in which prints and films are processed
tray
the practice of using an opaque material to lighten an area in a print
dodging
a piece of photographic paper which is exposed to a sequence of regular and cumulative exposures to determine the correct exposure for a particular negative on that type of paper
test print
used to describe paper with a smooth surface which can be used for ferrotyping. the print has a mirror-like finish
glossy
an image, usually positive on photographic paper
print
chemical used in fixing baths to make soluble the undeveloped silver salts in an emulsion and to stop the action of the developer
hypo
a solution that makes film or paper insensitive to further exposure to light. usually contains hypo
fixer
any photographic image in which the subject tones have been reversed. usually, it refers to film
negative
an image in which the tones are similar to those of the subject. a print made form a negative
positive